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In an era of mass mobility, those who are permitted to migrate and those who are criminalized, controlled, and prohibited from migrating are heavily patterned by race.
The European Court of Justice is one of the most important actors in the process of European integration. Political science still struggles to understand its significance, with recent scholarship emphasizing how closely rulings reflect member states' preferences.
Legal socialization is the process by which children and adolescents acquire their law related values, attitudes, and reasoning capacities.
By definition, international law, once agreed upon and consented to, applies to all parties equally. It is perhaps the one area of law where cross-country comparison seems inappropriate, because all parties are governed by the same rules.
Jewish copyright law is a rich body of jurisprudence that developed in parallel with modern copyright laws and the book privileges that preceded them. Jewish copyright law owes its origins to a reprinting ban that the Rome rabbinic court issued for three books of Hebrew grammar in 1518.
War remains a grim fixture of the human landscape, and because of its tremendous and ongoing impact on the lives of millions of people, has always attracted the attention of careful, rigorous, and empathetic moral philosophers.
Corruption undermines nearly all key legal and developmental priorities today, including the effective functioning of democratic institutions and honest elections; environmental protection; human rights and human security; international development programs; and fair competition for global trade
In 1976, the US Supreme Court ruled in Gregg v.
In 1976, the US Supreme Court ruled in Gregg v.
Cheating is deeply embedded in everyday life. The costs of the most common forms of cheating total close to a trillion dollars annually. Part of the problem is that many individuals fail to see such behavior as a serious problem.
What is it that political prisoners do? What part does the imprisoned activist play in the conflict between regimes and their opponents around the world? Why, in short, are there political prisoners?
Human rights organizations have grown exponentially across the globe, particularly in the global South, and the term human rights is now common parlance among politicians and civil society activists.
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR), as a mechanism to resolve disputes, has gained wide acceptance in India. This is primarily because the traditional adversarial system of dispensing justice is dilatory, expensive, and, many a time, ineffective.
Ten years ago, in the wake of massive crimes in central Africa and the Balkans, the first permanent international criminal court was established in The Hague despite resistance from some of the world's most powerful states.
This is the first text to provide a comprehensive rule-by-rule commentary of the inception, interpretation, and application of the SIAC Rules, written by practitioners with extensive experience in South East Asia arbitrations and with the benefit of insights from the SIAC Secretariat.
Since the 1957 Rome Treaty, the European Union has changed dramatically - in terms of its composition, scope and depth.
Disputes in the energy and natural resources sector are at the heart of international arbitration.
A pressing problem often facing commercial practitioners is how to determine the principle which would dictate when a proprietary claim is available and when it is not.
Delay in the Performance of Contractual Obligations remains the leading practitioner work on the subject and includes consideration of variations in practice in different sectors. There are many new cases reflected in this new edition.
Introduced in 2008, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has existed for nearly a decade. Examining how different countries apply the Convention, this comprehensive study delineates the differences between thirteen jurisdictions.
Blackstone's International Criminal Practice is the definitive guide to the practice of the international criminal courts, tribunals and relevant domestic practice.
We live in an age in which expressive, informational, and technological subject matter are becoming increasingly important. Intellectual property is the primary means by which the law seeks to regulate such subject matter.
Fresh, modern, and practical, Public Law provides law undergraduates with a unique approach to constitutional and administrative law, aptly demonstrating why this is an exciting time to be studying the subject.
Providing analysis and interpretation on the construction of the Bermuda Form, this second edition also addresses the dispute resolution process and covers the legal and practical issues which arise in the international arbitration of large and complex disputes under it.
The rights of indigenous peoples under international law have seen significant change in recent years, as various international bodies have attempted to address the question of how best to protect and enforce their rights.
In this collection of essays, originally presented at the Academy of European Law in Florence, the changing landscape of the EU's legal acts is explored.
The tenth edition of the Immigration Law Handbook continues to bring together all the key materials relevant to Immigration and Asylum Law in one, essential reference tool for those practicing in the field.
How have generations of Americans debated and shaped the constitutional meanings of liberty, equality, justice, and "We, the people"? What roles have engaged citizens and social movements played in effecting transformative constitutional change?
Underground warfare was a tactic of yesteryear, but has now re-emerged as more complex and more dangerous than ever before.
Few people associate law books with humor. Yet the legal world-in particular the American legal system-is itself frequently funny. Indeed, jokes about the profession are staples of American comedy.
How can the European Union create laws that are uniform in a multitude of languages? Specifically, how can it attain both legal integration and language diversity simultaneously, without the latter compromising the former? C.J.W. Baaij argues that the answer lies in the domain of translation.
The third edition of this invaluable guide covers the application and practice of the law of set-off in over 30 jurisdictions spanning Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Capital Markets Union in Europe analyses the legal and economic implications of the European Commission's plans to form a Capital Markets Union (CMU) in Europe, which will have a major impact on financial markets and institutions both in the region and beyond.
This book is an intellectual history of Ernst Fraenkel's The Dual State (1941, reissued 2017), one of the most erudite books on the theory of dictatorship ever written.
Now in its eighth edition, Bellamy & Child is the leading authority on EU competition law. It offers a clear and comprehensive exposition of law and procedure, with exhaustive citation of judicial and legislative authorities.
Today, investor-state arbitration embodies the worst fears of those concerned about runaway globalization - a far cry from its framers' intentions. Why did governments create a special legal system in which foreign investors can bring cases directly against states?
Ecclesiastical Law has established itself as the leading authority on the laws of the Church of England. Offering a uniquely detailed and scholarly exposition of the law, it has become an essential reference for anyone with a professional interest in ecclesiastical and canon law.
This volume brings together new essays in law and philosophy on a broad range of topics in children's and family law.
Academically rigorous yet welcoming and fully attuned to the needs of the student reader, Chris Bevan's Land Law represents a new breed of textbook, blending traditional and contemporary teaching approaches to guide its readers to a confident understanding of the subject.
ersonal property security is an important subject in commercial practice as it is the key to much of the law of banking and sale.
The third edition of Transaction Avoidance in Insolvencies considers all the possible ways in which a vulnerable transaction might be attacked, as well as practical issues that can arise in a typical transaction avoidance case.
This, the only book in print to focus on liquidated damages and penalty clauses, analyses the common law jurisdiction to control stipulated damages clauses, and the distinction between enforceable liquidated damages clauses and unenforceable penalty clauses.
The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union have had a significant impact on UK employment law, but the ultimate contours of this are still developing and emerging, particularly post-BREXIT.
This is the third edition of the only work to focus on the topic of legal risk, expanded in this edition to include much new material specifically on conduct risk.
Written by a team of highly experienced teachers of family law, this innovative new textbook is a contextual, critical, and highly engaging guide to the subject.
The effectiveness of a state's claim to territory has long been one of international law's central concerns when determining territorial entitlement.
A fresh and insightful guide to post-financial crisis cross-border insolvency, this book interrogates the current regime and sets out a pattern to improve its future.
The fight against impunity has become a growing concern of the international community.
Police Misconduct, Complaints, and Public Regulation covers the highly sensitive topic of who polices the police.
The creation of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is the most prominent change in the European legal landscape for the last four decades. This book explains how the new system works in practice and how to make the best use of its provisions.
The legal position of visiting forces transcends domestic and international law and is of growing importance in our increasingly globalized and insecure world.
International law's rich existence in the world can be illuminated by its objects. International law is often developed, conveyed, and authorized through its objects and/or their representation.
This commentary on the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Rules is a comprehensive reference work for practitioners and arbitrators considering ICDR arbitration. The second edition is fully revised and updated to reflect the 2014 ICDR Rules revision.
Many people assume that what morally justifies private ownership of property is either individual freedom or social welfare, defined in terms of maximizing personal preference-satisfaction.
he Right to a Fair Trial in International Law brings together the diverse sources of international law that define the right to a fair trial in the context of criminal (as opposed to civil, administrative or other) proceedings.
Corporate law and corporate governance have been at the forefront of regulatory activities across the world for several decades now, and are subject to increasing public attention following the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.
The law relating to fitness to plead is an increasingly important area of the criminal law.
This fully updated second edition of Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law examines systematically all international sources of corporate accountability standards with specific reference to environmental protection, and elaborates on their theoretical and practical implicati
Market Abuse Regulation is a wide-ranging and insightful analysis of the market abuse regime and the applications of the regulations in the UK and European Union.
Historically, likelihood of confusion has been the core infringement test for trade mark law, and it remains the most frequently applied test in infringement actions by far.
The law of state responsibility is one of the cornerstones of the modern international legal system, regulating when a state can be held accountable for breaching its obligations under international law, and the consequences of such a breach.
The TRIPS Agreement is the most comprehensive and influential international treaty on intellectual property rights.
Statelessness and International Refugee Law examines the extent to which the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees protectsde jure stateless persons.
This book offers a topical inquiry into the legal and political limits of EU regulation in the field of risk and new technologies surrounded by techno-scientific complexity, uncertainty, and societal contestation.
This book focuses on the federalization of corporate governance in the United States from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
Well-known for his contribution to the juristic world, Professor Ronald Dworkin was an outstanding legal philosopher of his generation. This volume celebrates the thoughts of Ronald Dworkin on dignity.
A study of rule of law is not only a study of a country's legal and political system, but also that of its society as a whole. Despite being used in the political and legal discourse regularly, there has been no effort to identify the meaning and contours of rule of law.
The significant evolution of EU competition law in the last 15 years has been fundamentally influenced by economic theory, and economic aspects of cartel prosecution are increasingly relevant in modern competition practice.
This book provides a focused and detailed discussion of one specific type of intellectual property (IP) transaction: the patent and know-how licence agreement. It analyses and explains the legal and practical issues that arise when drafting, negotiating, and advising on this kind of agreement.
The emergence of a decentralized, fragmented, and low-cost Internet opened up possibilities for persons with disabilities to lead an independent and inclusive life, which had been denied to them in the physical world.
This Handbook provides in one volume an authoritative and independent treatment of the UN's seventy-year history, written by an international cast of more than 50 distinguished scholars, analysts, and practitioners.
This bestselling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,800 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system.